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Instructor/Special Projects Coordinator

Employer
Murray State University
Location
Kentucky, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Aug 31, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Other Education, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Other Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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This is a 10-month position (August through May).

Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for coordinating special projects for the College of Science, Engineering, and Technology. Specifically, this position will focus on revenue-generating academic programs and student recruitment initiatives. 
 

  • Teach up to three (3) courses in chosen field, preferably within the JCSET, per year (if assigned) 
  • Work with the college and departments in student recruitment, retention and diversity & inclusion initiatives 
  • Serve on the collegiate leadership team, working directly with the Dean's office and all department 
  • Work with Branding and Marketing strategies for new initiatives and programs 
  • Work with dean, assistant dean and chairs on identification of revenue-generating academic programs 
  • Once identified, work with faculty members on assisting with new course(s) preparation 
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Education Requirements:
Master's degree is required.

Minimum Experience and Skill Requirements:

  • One year of experience managing projects is required. 
  • Ability to work effectively with multiple constituencies; strong team building, negotiation and consensus building skills; strong oral and written communication skills is required. 
  • Integrity, high ethical standards, and demonstrated record of treating others with respect and dignity; good organizational skills and the ability to self-direct and work independently is required. 
  • An understanding of the entrepreneurial process, knowledge of computers, software, online learning platforms and webpage development is required. 
  • Familiarity and comfort level with regional public schools and community colleges is required. 
  • May require some travel and evening/weekend work. 
  • Ability effectively handle multiple priorities is required. 


Preferred Education and/or Experience Qualifications:

  • Degree within a field of experience in the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology is preferred. 
  • Two years of experience working in a professional, customer-oriented environment, preferably in higher education, and experience in project coordination/management preferred.


Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Murray State University is an equal education and employment opportunity, M/F/D, AA employer.

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